Tune(s) of the Week: Larry Heard, Mr. White – The Sun Can’t Compare / Theo Parrish – Summertime is Here

As anticipation increases amongst the Mantissa crew for Sunfall 2017 we’re sharing a brace of sunshine themed classics from two of the artists we are most eager to see, Larry Heard and Theo Parrish. Released in 2006, Larry Heard’s The Sun Can’t Compare still sounds as fresh as ever. Revered as one of the pioneers…Read more Tune(s) of the Week: Larry Heard, Mr. White – The Sun Can’t Compare / Theo Parrish – Summertime is Here

Interview: Simple Symmetry

[Above image credit: Simple Symmetry] In another effort to deliver you with great music, Mantissa sat down with Moscow based Simple Symmetry to talk about their influences, latest EP and what to expect from these guys in the future. Sasha and Sergey, aka Simple Symmetry have been laying down some awesome tracks under Disco Halal, have a listen…Read more Interview: Simple Symmetry

Tune of the Week: Care – Love Train Running PT 2

The essence of house music is to spread love, joy and happiness to those that listen and Care’s ‘Love Train Running Part 2’ is no exception. It feels like someone took a snippet of soulful funk song and just ran away with it, producing something that feels very much in the present. Warming harmonies, uplifting…Read more Tune of the Week: Care – Love Train Running PT 2

Mantissa Launch Party, 11.02.17 @The Horse & Groom, London

Following months of development, Mantissa extend their refined philosophy to events as they bring their concept to the capital for their London debut. True to their style, the outfit hand creative freedom back to the artists, showcasing signature extended sets from their three residents. Refusing to be defined by genre, Mantissa are known for their…Read more Mantissa Launch Party, 11.02.17 @The Horse & Groom, London

Interview: Mantissa

Kicking off our project launch, we sat down with Tom Allman and James Nortey-Glover (Jambo), Mantissa’s resident DJ’s, for a sneak peak inside the world of Mantissa. Hi Guys. First things first. What is Mantissa? Tom: "It seems counterintuitive to label this project. Mantissa started as the alias James & I used when we played together,…Read more Interview: Mantissa

Interview: DJ Okapi

With South African house and modern soul music being genres played on a more frequent basis by some of our favourite DJs on the circuit (Floating Points, Palms Trax, Hunee to name a few) we at Mantissa thought it may be interesting to get a first hand perspective from a DJ and crate digger who…Read more Interview: DJ Okapi

A Review: The Hydra – Ben UFO (all night) @ Studio Spaces

In recent months and years it has been impossible to hide from the increasingly bleak outlook for London's clubbing scene. Many have closed voluntarily (Plastic People), been forced to shut (Fabric) and some been burnt down (Studio 338). Having recently moved back to London from University where I discovered this scene I have been on…Read more A Review: The Hydra – Ben UFO (all night) @ Studio Spaces